• Generating Dummy Data in Laravel Application Using Faker

    Back in the good old days, I often test PHP applications by accessing it directly from the web browser and input the data in the forms. Today, with the explosion of awesome PHP libraries we can now generate most kinds of data by using code alone. The data can then be directly inserted into the database. This reduces the need to input data directly into the app. In Laravel application, there’s an awesome package for this called Faker - a PHP library that generates fake data for you. Faker is not exactly Laravel package, but perfectly works with this framework as well. Check their github page: https://github.com/fzaninotto/Faker
  • How to Use Tailwindcss with Laravel 7

    Tailwind CSS is a highly customizable, low-level CSS framework that gives you all of the building blocks you need to build bespoke designs without any annoying opinionated styles you have to fight to override. Most CSS frameworks do too much. They come with all sorts of predesigned components like buttons, cards, and alerts that might help you move quickly at first, but cause more pain than they cure when it comes time to make your site stand out with a custom design.
  • How to Read SMART Log from NVMe Device on Linux

    After convincing myself that it's worth the price, I took the courage to get an NVMe SSD and install it to my PC. I've considered two strong candidates: Samsung 970 Evo Plus and Adata XPG SX8200. Adata has cheaper price and I'm going to take it, but in last minutes I choose Samsung one because it has bigger TBW so I hope it will be last longer.
  • How to Install Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Server

    On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020, Canonical Ltd, the makers of distribution officially released the long-awaited version code-named “”, it is an () version based on Linux kernel series , for which maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years until and it will reach end-of-life in . This article will walk you through the process of installing with on your machine.
  • How to Install PostgreSQL 12 on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

    , or Postgres, is a relational database management system that provides an implementation of the SQL querying language. It’s standards-compliant and has many advanced features like reliable transactions and concurrency without read locks. PostgreSQL is developed by PostgreSQL Global Development Group, a group of individual volunteers and corporate companies.
  • Install OpenLDAP Server on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

    () is an open, vendor-neutral, industry standard application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services over an Internet Protocol (IP) network. Directory services make sharing of information about users, systems, networks, services, and applications throughout the network possible. As examples, directory services may provide any organized set of records, often with a hierarchical structure, such as a corporate email directory.
  • How to Install PostgreSQL 13 on Linux Mint 20 Ulyana

    is a powerful, open source object-relational database system with over 30 years of active development that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, feature robustness, and performance.
  • How to Install MongoDB 4.4 on Linux Mint 20 Ulyana

    MongoDB is an open source database that uses a document-oriented data model. Unlike relational databases, it doesn't consist of tables and rows, but it’s built on an architecture of collections and documents. Documents comprise sets of key-value pairs and are the basic unit of data in it. Collections contain sets of documents and function as the equivalent of relational database tables.
  • How to install PHP 8 on Linux Mint 20 Ulyana or Ubuntu 20.04

    As PHP had officially released , I decided to install it on my local development server. It uses Linux Mint 20 Ulyana which is based on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa, so official PHP package provided from their repository is at 7.4.3. Thanks to
  • Testing Slackware 14.2 or Current Using Persistent Live USB - LiveSlak

    Back when I was still on my college, Slackware was my first choice of favorite Linux distributions. RedHat was second, and Mandrake third. In other words, I've always had Slackware ran on my PC. It was fun back in those days. I learned many things then, mainly about networking and shell scripting. Using generic kernel? No way, that's too easy. Compiling my own kernel was how I spent my time that days.
  • How to Install MariaDB Server on Raspberry Pi with Debian 10 Buster

    I use Raspberry Pi as my personal web development server. It runs LEMP stack: Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS), Nginx web server, MariaDB database, and PHP 7/8. Whenever I need to change the OS I just to switch the microSD card.
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    How to Install Google Chrome on CentOS 7

    Google Chrome (commonly known simply as Chrome) is a freeware web browser developed by Google LLC. It was first released on September 2, 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS and Android. Google Chrome is also the main component of Chrome OS, where it serves as a platform for running web apps.
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    How to Create a Live USB of Debian in Linux Mint

    Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system that is composed entirely of free software, and packaged by a group of individuals participating in the Debian Project. The Debian Project was first announced on August 16, 1993 by Ian Murdock. Debian 0.01 was released on September 15, 1993, and the first stable release was made in 1996. The Debian stable release branch is the most popular Debian edition for personal computers and network servers, and has been used as a base for many other distributions.
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    How to Create a Live USB of Manjaro Linux in Linux

    Manjaro Linux, or simply Manjaro, is an open source operating system for computers. It is a distribution of Linux based on independently developed Arch Linux distribution. Within the Linux community, Arch itself is renowned for being an exceptionally fast, powerful, and lightweight distribution that provides access to the very latest cutting edge - and bleeding edge - software. However, Arch is also aimed at more experienced or technically-minded users. As such, it is generally considered to be beyond the reach of those who lack the technical expertise (or persistence) required to use it.
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    How to Show All Files and Sort Them by File Size in Linux Using ls Command

    The command is used to list directory contents under Linux and Unix like operating systems. It lists all files and folders in a directory at the command line, but by default ls returns a list in alphabetical order. With a simple command flag/option, you can have ls sort by file size instead, showing the largest items at the top of the ls command results. This trick applies to the ls command output in Mac OS / Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, as well as Bash in Windows.